UFC 187 Results: Daniel Cormier Becomes New Light Heavyweight Champion


UFC 187 came live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena and was one of the biggest cards top-to-bottom that the UFC has produced so far this year.

Daniel Cormier vs. Anthony Rumble UFC 187

Daniel Cormier defeated Anthony Rumble in the third round to become the new light heavyweight champion and Chris Weidman proved why he is still the middleweight champion by defeating Vitor Belfort via TKO in the first round.

Donald Cerrone showed his continuing winning streak by defeating late replacement John Makdessi via TKO in the second round.

Here are the full fight results:

Daniel Cormier Def  Anthony Johnson Via RNC 2 mins 39 secs Round 3

New UFC Light Heavyweight World Champion UFC 187 Daniel Cormier

#NEW #Light-Heavyweight #World #Champion  #Daniel Cormier

Chris Weidman Def  Vitor Belfort  Via TKO 2 mins 53 secs Round 1

Still Middleweight UFC Champion Chris Weidman UFC  187

#AndStill #Middleweight #World #Champion #Chris Weidman 

Donald Cerrone Def  John Makdessi Via TKO 4 mins 44 secs Round 2

Donald Cerrone UFC 187 Win

Andrei Arlovski  Def  Travis Browne Via TKO 4 min 41 secs Round 1

Joseph Benavidez Def  John Moraga Via Unanimous Decision 30-27, 30-27, 30-27

Preliminary Card 

John Dodson Def  Zach Makovsky Via Unanimous Decision 29-28, 29-28, 29-28

Dong Hyun Kim  Def  Josh Burkman Via Arm Triangle 2 mins 13 secs Round 3

Rafael Natal Def  Uriah Hall  Via Split Decision 29-28, 28-29, 29-28

Colby Covington Def  Mike Pyle Via Unanimous Decision 30-27, 29-28, 30-27

Preliminary Card 

Islam Makhachev Def  Leo Kuntz Via RNC 2 mins 38 Secs Round 2

Justin Scoggins Def  Josh Sampo Via Unanimous Decision 30-27, 30-27, 30-27

Nina Ansaroff  vs. Rose Namajunas was cancelled due to Ansaroff having the flu.

BONUSES

FOTN  $50,000 EACH

Andrei Arlovski

Travis Browne

POTN $50,000 Each 

Daniel Cormier

Chris Weidman

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UFC 187 Weigh-In Results: Cormier 205 lbs vs. Johnson 204.5 lbs


UFC 187 comes live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena for perhaps one of the biggest cards top-to-bottom that the UFC has produced so far this year, even with the loss of Jon Jones and Khabib Nurmagomedov.

Chris Weidman vs. Vito Belford Weigh-in UFC 187

The main event is now for the vacant Light Heavyweight title between Daniel Cormier and Anthony Johnson, while the co-main is the middleweight championship title between Chris Weidman and Vitor Belfort.

Before we get to the fights, we have to make sure the fighters are on weight first. Here are the weigh-in results.

Main Card 

Daniel Cormier (205 lbs) vs. Anthony Johnson (204.5 lbs)

Daniel Cormier Weigh-in UFC 187

Anthony Johnson Weigh-in UFC 187

Chris Weidman (185 lbs) vs. Vitor Belfort (184 lbs)

Chris Weidman Weigh-in UFC 187

Vitro Belfort Weigh-in UFC 187

Donald Cerrone (156 lbs) vs. John Makdessi (155.5 lbs)

Andrei Arlovski (241 lbs) vs. Travis Browne (236.5 lbs)

Joseph Benavidez (125.5 lbs) vs. John Moraga (126 lbs)

Preliminary Card 

John Dodson (125.5 lbs) vs. Zach Makovsky (126 lbs)

Dong Hyun Kim (170.5 lbs) vs. Josh Burkman (170.5 lbs)

Uriah Hall (186 lbs) vs. Rafael Natal (185.5 lbs)

Nina Ansaroff (120 lbs*) vs. Rose Namajunas (116 lbs)

Preliminary Card 

Mike Pyle (171 lbs) vs. Colby Covington (170.5 lbs)

Islam Makhachev (155.5 lbs) vs. Leo Kuntz (155.5 lbs)

Justin Scoggins (126 lbs) vs. Josh Sampo (126 lbs)

* Ansaroff will be fined a percentage of her purse for failing to make-weight.

UFC 187 Embedded, Episode 6: ‘I see a Terror on Two Feet’ Daniel Cormier


On Episode 6 of UFC 187 Embedded, middleweight champion Chris Weidman reunites with his kids in Las Vegas.

Light heavyweight title contender Daniel Cormier watches tape on himself and then interviews his teammate, undefeated Russian lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov. Then everyone heads to the weigh-in for their final staredowns before Weidman faces Vitor Belfort and Cormier meets Anthony Johnson in UFC championship bouts.

Daniel Cormier vs Anthony Johnson Weigh-in UFC 187

UFC Embedded is an all-access, behind-the-scenes video blog leading up to UFC 187: Johnson vs. Cormier, taking place this Saturday, May 23rd 2015.

UFC 187 Embedded, Episode 5: ‘Looking Good Is Not Easy’ Chris Weidman


On Episode 5 of UFC 187 Embedded, Donald Cerrone faces a rodeo bull ahead of his matchup with John “The Bull” Makdessi.

Light heavyweight title contender Anthony Johnson combines oxygen and iron into his pre-fight regimen. Then all the stars of UFC’s main card attend Ultimate Media day, including middleweight champion Chris Weidman, his opponent Vitor Belfort, light heavyweight contender Daniel Cormier, heavyweights Andrei Arlovski and Travis Browne and flyweights Joseph Benavidez and John Moraga.

UFC 187 Embedded Episode 5

UFC Embedded is an all-access, behind-the-scenes video blog leading up to the two title fights at UFC 187: Johnson vs. Cormier, taking place this Saturday, May 23rd 2015.

UFC 187 Free Fight: Daniel Cormier vs. Patrick Cummins


Former Olympian, Daniel Cormier, made his light heavyweight debut against Patrick Cummins at UFC 170. Now, he will be fighting for the vacant light heavyweight strap at UFC 187 against Anthony Johnson.

UFC 187 Event Poster

UFC 187 takes place this Saturday, May 23rd at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.

UFC 187 Embedded, Episode 4: ‘I Feel Like You Came Back From That 70’s Show’ Anthony Johnson


On Episode 4 of UFC 187 Embedded, light heavyweight title contender Daniel Cormier turns the tables on the series’ cameramen.

Middleweight champion Chris Weidman and lightweight contender Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone bond over the pain of Vegas and video game budgets. Then the stars of UFC 187, including title challengers Vitor Belfort and Anthony “Rumble” Johnson, meet the fans at open workouts.

UFC 187 Embedded, Episode 4

UFC Embedded is an all-access, behind-the-scenes video blog leading up to the two title fights at UFC 187: Johnson vs. Cormier, taking place this Saturday, May 23rd 2015.

UFC 187 Free Fight: Anthony Johnson vs. Antonio Rogerio Nogueira


No. 1 light heavyweight contender Anthony “Rumble” Johnson looks to make a statement against Antonio Rogerio Nogueira in San Jose, California.

UFC 187 Event Poster

“Rumble” takes on Daniel Cormier in the main event at UFC 187 in Las Vegas at the MGM Grand Garden Arena this Saturday, May 23rd 2015.

Countdown to UFC 187: Chris Weidman vs. Vitor Belfort


Four fighters from around the United States battle it out for the two title fights that will top UFC 187.

Middleweight champion Chris Weidman takes on former champion Vitor Belfort in a bout over a year in the making.

Light heavyweight contenders Anthony “Rumble” Johnson and Daniel Cormier will battle for the title left vacant by ousted champion Jon Jones.

UFC 187 Event Poster

It all takes place this Saturday, May 23rd at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.

Countdown to UFC 187: Anthony Johnson vs. Daniel Cormier


Four fighters from around the United States will battle it out for the two title fights, that will top UFC 187.

Light heavyweight contenders Anthony “Rumble” Johnson and Daniel Cormier will battle for the title left vacant by ousted champion Jon Jones.

UFC 187 Event Poster

Chris Weidman takes on Vitor Belfort in a Middleweight Championship Title fight.

It all takes place this Saturday, May 23rd at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.

UFC 187 Embedded, Episode 3: ‘Is it bad to play fifa and have acupuncture at the same time’ Chris Weidman


On Episode 3 of UFC 187 Embedded, the stars of the main card — including light heavyweight title challengers Daniel Cormier and Anthony Johnson — get oriented in Las Vegas alongside recent transplant Conor McGregor.

Middleweight champion Chris Weidman unwinds with an unusual combination of video games and acupuncture, while his opponent Vitor Belfort takes in the scene of his Saturday night title fight.

Plus, UFC lightweight contender Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone challenges some Lake Mead carp before setting his sights on Canadian foe John Makdessi.

UFC 187 Event Poster

UFC Embedded is an all-access, behind-the-scenes video blog leading up to the two title fights at UFC 187: Johnson vs. Cormier, taking place this Saturday, May 23rd 2015.